Definition of Dallop

1. n. A tuft or clump.



Definition of Dallop

1. Noun. (obsolete) A tuft or clump. ¹

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Definition of Dallop

1. a lump [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dallop

daliance
daliaunce
dalis
dalk
dalks
dalle
dalles
dalliances
dallied
dallier
dalliers
dallies
dallop (current term)
dallops
dallying
dalmahoy
dalmahoys
dalmania
dalmatian
dalmatians
dalmatic
dalmatics
dalo
dals
dalt
dalton

Literary usage of Dallop

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"To dallop, to paw, toss or tumble about carelessly ... dallop is in fact related to dabble as •wallop to it'abble, or Hess, ..."

2. A General Dictionary of Provincialisms by William Holloway (1840)
"dallop, s. A clumsy and shapeless lump of any thing tumbled about in the hands. ... To dallop, ea To paw, toss or tumble Both Grose and Forby have this word ..."

3. The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the by Robert Forby (1830)
"dallop, s. 1. A patch of ground among growing corn where the plough has missed. T. 2. ... dallop, v. to paw, toss, and tumble about carelessly. DAME,*. ..."

4. A Glossary of the Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex by William Durrant Cooper (1853)
"S. Also used in other counties on the South and Eastern coasts, where facilities for smuggling exist. dallop, s. A clumsy lump. ..."

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